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This is a follow-up to my earlier post “Be aware of online data breaches” written on 5th June 2019. Five years ago, in 2014 when two major cybercrimes happened, the stealing of 100 million credit card data at Target and about 100 terabytes of data of unreleased movies & more from Sony getting leaked, it shook the world and got everyone’s attention towards online data breaches. It felt like the awareness of being secure online was growing at every level of organizations, mainly in the corner offices. Then in 2018, Facebook-Cambridge Analytica came to light, a loud hue and cry…

Fax usage is growing in some parts of the world This is puzzling at one level and expected at another. We have seen this trend in other areas too: Vinyl records are making a comeback, they are prized possessions now. In fact, there are crowdfunded projects now for cutting your own vinyl records at home with the music you like. When digital and web came, many of us thought that the amount of travel to see places (or) work will come down with the advent of webcams and virtual-walkthroughs. Instead, the number of people travelling is at an all-time high.…

Dust cover for electronic devices

Do you cover the electronic devices to protect them from dust? I grew up in an India where offices preferred to cover everything they can. In the 1980s when Typewriters used to rule every office, you will be hard-pressed to…